TENANT NUISANCES

Landlord Gets Interim Order Against Tenant to Clear Collyer Conditions

June 14, 2022    

Landlord sued to eject rent-stabilized tenant based on claimed "Collyer" conditions in tenant's apartment. While the case was pending, landlord brought an order to show cause asking the court to order...

Court Extends Probationary Period for Tenant Who Didn't Clear Clutter

April 26, 2022    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for breaching his lease by creating cluttered conditions in his apartment. Landlord claimed that tenant created a fire hazard due to garbage, debris, other unsanitary...

Landlord's Description of Tenant's Objectionable Conduct in Predicate Notices Was Sufficient

April 26, 2022    

Landlord of Mitchell-Lama cooperative housing sued to evict tenant  based on objectionable conduct. Landlord claimed that tenant allowed loud screaming, yelling, and amplified music to emanate from his apartment...

Tenant Can't Claim Breach of a Prior, Unrelated Court Stipulation in New Proceeding

February 15, 2022    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord claimed that tenant installed cameras in the building hallways surrounding his apartment. Tenant admitted that he had installed the...

Court Bans Tenant's Disruptive Visitor from Building

January 19, 2022    

Landlord sued tenant, seeking to stop tenant and his frequent guest from creating a nuisance in its apartment building. In December 2020, the court granted landlord's request for a preliminary injunction...

Landlord Gets Injunction Against Tenant's Objectionable Conduct

December 22, 2021    

Landlord sued loft tenant in State Supreme Court, seeking both preliminary and permanent injunctions, to stop tenant from all illegal and/or objectionable conduct in the building and his unit. Landlord claimed that...

Landlord's Request to Restore Nuisance Case to Court Calendar Was Made Too Late

December 14, 2021    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for creating a nuisance by maintaining his apartment in a horrible condition that substantially interfered with the comfort and safety of landlord and other tenants. Both sides were...

Tenant's Conduct Endangers Health and Safety of Residents

November 17, 2021    

Landlord sued to evict tenant, claiming that tenant breached his lease by engaging in objectionable and nuisance-type conduct and behavior on multiple occasions. Among other things, landlord sought a preliminary, as...

Tenant Can File Late Answer and Conduct Pre-Trial Questioning in Nuisance Case

August 26, 2021    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for breaching a substantial obligation of her tenancy and for creating a nuisance through objectionable conduct. Landlord claimed that tenant caused loud music to emanate...

Did Tenant's Apartment Alterations Constituted a Nuisance?

August 24, 2021    

Four rent-stabilized tenants sued landlord in 2014, seeking to restrain landlord from harassing tenants and from installing a central boiler in the building. Landlord, in turn, claimed that one tenant made building...

Court Grants Tenant's Request for Pre-Trial Document Production

August 24, 2021    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord claimed that tenant created loud noises by arguing and screaming or by letting her children bang on walls. Landlord also claimed that tenant caused...

Landlord Can Sue Tenant for Trespass After Tenant Moved Out and Left Roommate Behind

August 24, 2021    

Landlord sued month-to-month tenant in March 2021, claiming that the tenancy commenced in 2016, that tenant had disappeared in February 2021 without surrendering the apartment, that tenant's roommate was left...